MAX function returns the largest value from a supplied set of numeric values. The number arguments in the MAX Function are one or more numeric values or arrays for which you want to return the largest value of.
The MAX Function ignores the empty cells, logical values, or text in the array or reference.
The MAX function is an inbuilt function in Excel. This function is in the category of Statistical Functions. As a worksheet function, you can enter the MAX function as part of a formula in a cell of a worksheet.
Syntax of MAX Function
=MAX(number1, [number2], …)
Number1, number2, …: The first Number is mandatory. The subsequent numbers are optional. You can include from 1 up to 255 numbers for which you want to find the maximum value.
We have created the infographics for the MAX Function. With the help of these infographics, you can easily learn step by step process for using this excel functions.
Furthermore, Excel consists of many inbuilt functions which are helpful in the analytical and statistical study of number.
Simply follow the instructions in the infographics below:
In Excel 2007 and above you can provide up to 255 number arguments. But in Excel 2003, you can only provide up to 30 number arguments.
The function returns 0 if the arguments contain no numbers.
#VALUE! error occurs if any values that are supplied directly to the Max function are non-numeric.
Error values and texts in an array or reference that cannot be translated into numbers cause errors.
You can use MAXA Function to include logical values and text representations of numbers in an array or reference as part of the calculations.
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